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Yarmouk University

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world rank  2283

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Established in 1976, the Yarmouk University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Irbid (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Jordan, Yarmouk University (YU) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Jordanian higher education institution. Yarmouk University (YU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 47-year-old Jordanian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. YU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Yarmouk University's Control Typepublic


Yarmouk University's Entity Typenon-profit


Yarmouk University' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


Yarmouk University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) جامعة اليرموك
Acronym YU
Founded 1976
Colours Green and white

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University Location

Address PO Box 566
21163 Irbid
Yarmouk University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Yarmouk University Phone Number +962 (2) 721 1111
Yarmouk University Fax Number +962 (2) 727 4725

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Yarmouk University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Yarmouk University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Yarmouk University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Yarmouk University.

Yarmouk University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(18,225 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Yarmouk University's admission information.

Yarmouk University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Yarmouk University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Yarmouk University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Yarmouk University's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Yarmouk University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Yarmouk University has more than 3600 international students.

Yarmouk University's Admission Office Admission Office

Yarmouk University
Irbid 21163
(2) 721 1111

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Yarmouk University.

Yarmouk University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Yarmouk University has an enrollment range of 35,000-39,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.

Yarmouk University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Yarmouk University's Control Type Control Type

Yarmouk University is a public higher education institution.

Yarmouk University's Entity Type Entity Type

Yarmouk University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Yarmouk University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Yarmouk University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Yarmouk University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Yarmouk University's main facilities:

Yarmouk University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Yarmouk University's Library

Yarmouk University's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Yarmouk University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Yarmouk University's main services:

Yarmouk University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Yarmouk University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Yarmouk University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Yarmouk University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Yarmouk University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Yarmouk University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Yarmouk University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Jordan

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Yarmouk University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission for Higher Education Institutions (AQACHEI)

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Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.

Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Yarmouk University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AARU)

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Yarmouk University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

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Twitter X (Twitter)

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YouTube YouTube


Instagram Instagram


LinkedIn LinkedIn

Yarmouk University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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